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>> reporter: your commute across the bay bridge is already shaping up to be much different than friday. we'll tell you why some bumps in the road had to be removed. it looks like we have a major crash on interstate 680 southbound at alcosta boulevard. a sig-alert has been issued. traffic is growing by the minute and stretching as far back as san ramon. a traffic signal outage at a busy intersection in walnut creek. the early-morning crash that caused it and how it's impacting traffic in the area right now. and some pet owners think it's a good idea while landlords don't think so. coming up, the new rental law being considered in berkeley. "mornings on 2" starts now. 7:00. for those of you about to head out the door this morning and
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drive across the bay bridge to san francisco, there is some good news. you are looking live at the western span of the bridge where work to replace aging expansion joints caused huge backups on friday. ktvu's tara moriarty will join us live in about two minutes to explain why this will not be a problem this morning and what's happening today to make sure this traffic nightmare never happens again. good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm tori campbell. >> good morning. i'm dave clark. let's talk about weather and traffic. steve is right there. you've got things to tell us about this day and this coming week. >> today is weak. it will be cooler. we had pretty warm sunday. not today. mostly cloudy skies. some rain to the north. i will tell you, though, the pattern -- these systems just don't make it. it's still october. you need a strong system. there's light rain up in mendocino county. we'll get mostly cloudy skies. cooler conditions. temperatures along with a southerly breeze. kind of mild for some. but the rain is very light.
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ukiah reporting some light rain, drizzle but it doesn't show up on radar. that tells us it's weak. can't find anything offshore. we have reports of drizzle on the san mateo coast. but nothing to get too excited about. 50s and 60s on the temperatures. that will be a mild direction. look for a mostly cloudy, breezy day and cooler. any rain will be light for us and we'll get through the morning commute without much. it will be breezy. 60s and also 70s. here's sal with a couple of issues. >> we have a serious crash, southbound 680 at ail costa boulevard that's getting worse by the moment. southbound 6le 0 is backing up for -- 680 is backing up for eight least a couple of miles. approaching vehicles are involved. there's word that someone may have been trapped just before the 580 interchange. this is an unexpected backup. you should give yourself plenty
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time if you drive through. westbound 205 at the 580 near mountainhouse there is a crash there. 580 will be slow after that as you drive across the altamont pass into livermore. and then there is another sig- alert west 80 at pinole valley road. traffic is backed up on the carquinez bridge. this is a terrible incident here because it is blocking most of the freeway. chp does have -- have its hands full. let's go to the bay bridge toll plaza. traffic is moderate. those plates have been cleared back. tara is gonna talk about that in a moment, how the plates have been removed. today's commute should be better. 280 northbound, san jose, the traffic here is moderately heavy getting up to highway 17. 7:03. let's go back to the desk. >> that's a lot. if you sat in traffic for an hour across the bay bridge friday morning, caltrans says
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it is sorry. they've fixed the problem. a construction caused problems. tara moriarty is live to explain what drivers can expect this morning. tara? >> reporter: well, it's a little sluggish actually across the western span of the bay bridge. but really nothing like what we saw on friday. the problem was the steel plates as you are headed right into san francisco. saturday morning, caltrans removed the plates because drivers were slowing down so much it was creating a huge backup. this is it work on the expansion joinses, a project that was supposed to last two months. in the past, cabs said drivers would grow accustomed to the bumps in the road and traffic would ease up but in this case it never happened. >> the traffic backups were horrendous and we wanted to find a way to do this without causing terrible backups. >> reporter: the reason the joints needed to be remaced,
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normal wear and tear. he says it's like replacing spark plugs or shock absorbers on the car. caltrans is meeting to find out how to fix this without all of the hassle. tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. new this morning, firefighter in fremont have dermed the cause of an early- morning house fire. the fire started around 3:00 this morning at a home on lake bluestone street near alvarado boulevard. fn inside got out safely -- everyone inside got out safely. nearby homes were not damaged. the fire was caused by the homeowner doing welding work in the garage. san jose police are asking for your help in their search for a missing man. 71-year-old nicholas ortiz vanished yesterday after being released from the hospital. he had been treated for injuries he suffered after being hit by a car. police say he's 5'2", 140 pounds with black hair and
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brown eyes. he does take medication for diabetes, dementia and anxiety. he was last seen in the area of pearl avenue in san jose. well, another victim has come forward in palo alto in the case of that man exposing himself to children. after seeing tv news reports, palo alto police say a couple reported their 13-year-old daughter was also flashed by a man with a similar description in early august. she was out walking her dog on bryant street when she saw that man. now, earlier this month, a man also exposed himself to a 10- year-old and a 14-year-old girl in separate incidents. the suspect description is similar for all three cases. no arrests have been made but the police have increased patrols in the area where these incidents occurred. a man accused of groping two young girls inside a target and walmart store in san leandro he, he's due in court this morning.
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christopher german of san leandro was arrested thursday, just days after the reported incidents. there's surveillance video of german inside a target store. investigators say that's where he inappropriately touched a girl just 15 minutes after doing the same thing at a walmart store. both girls are under the age of 10. german is scheduled it enter a plea today. 7:07. finding an apartment or home to rent is tough here in the bay area. it's even tougher if you have a pet. the city of berkeley is considering changing that. brian flores is live in berkeley with the law that is being proposed. good morning, brian. >> reporter: good morning. here in berkeley, you can pay anywhere up to $2500 to $3,000. i just checked the -- with the still hoe website. there are a -- zillow website. there are a few listings but if you have a pet, those listings are fewer. the berkeley city council is considering a first-of-its-kind law that would require all
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landlords to allow pets. a landlord here would have to accept all pets as long as the pet can be reasonably accommodated and the tenant would accept responsibility for the damage. one councilmember says this would cut down abandons at the animal shelter. and there's confusion mox landlords infers -- amongst landlords enforcing this and those who are not. >> do you think it's a good idea? i think pets are amazing to have. >> reporter: now, sam landlords say this will cause more harm than good mainly because of property damage, and some say that amount of damage caused is more than the security deposit. that leaves the owner footing the bill. this is still a while before the vote is reached.
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it is expected to be talked about. this is likely to be referred to the city's housing advisory for its recommendation and then they will make a report. we're live in berkeley, brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >> certainly very interesting. a lot of people have pets and they all need a place to live. >> oh, yeah. 7:08. today is deadline day to register to vote for the november 4th, election. if you haven't registered, you can go to the county election office or mail in a form. make sure it is postmarked today's date. you can register online at the california's secretary of state's website until 11:59 tonight. you have to reregister to vote after you move, after you change your name or change your political party preference. there is a new poll out for the mayor's race. it shows cortese favreed by 43% of the voters and liccardo with
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26%. that poll conducted by san jose state's university survey and policy institute found that 40% are still undecided. the san francisco police department has passed some new rules regarding domestic violence. they will no longer accept applications from domestic violence offenders. and officers who respond to domestic violence calls will not be able to take into account immigration status. anyone convicted of domestic violence is already banned from owning a weapon and, therefore, cannot be a police officer. but the department says the new rule makes it clear they do not want such people in their ranks. 7:10. traffic lights out at a busy intersection in walnut creek right now. coming up at 7:30,, the early- morning crash that caused the problem and why this may a long- last be problem for drivers. no. there is a man inside!
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>> incredible video of a daring rescue. after the break, the way a stranger saved an elderly man from burning alive. i want to show you this big backup that we have because of a crash on 680 involving a pickup truck that flipped over. it's a really big backup. some breaks in the clouds to the south, but mostly cloudy. we do have rain at bodega bay. there is a line just offshore.
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placed in a special unit for inmates going through drug withdrawal. a homicide suspect took his own life in his cell at the sonoma county jail on september 28th. a man doing time for a drug arrest was found dead in his bunk a week later. the man who police say intentionally ran over his ex- girlfriend and another woman in vallejo, he's due in court tomorrow. police say 20-year-old john luke la port, drove his truck right into the woman as they walked into a parking lot. it happened at laurel and benicia road. police say one of the women was run over twice. the police chased the truck. they arrested la port. he's now facing charges of attempted murder. the two women are recovering from their injuries. 7:14. a woman is recovering in the hospital with serious burns on her legs and smoke inhalation after an apartment fire in pleasant hill. the fire started yesterday about 4:00 this afternoon at a complex on gary road near pleasant hill road.
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firefighters say the flames were under control within about 30 minutes. investigators say it appears the fire was caused by unattended cooking in a kitchen in the same unit where the woman was found. a man in fresno is being called a hero. he rushed into a burning house to rescue a stranger. >> everybody out? >> no. there is a man inside! >> now, beth was walking by when she saw all of the flames and the smoke and started recording all of. a woman outside the house started to scream for her dad. that's when a man in a blue dodgers' cap right there went into the burning house, came out carrying robert on his shoulders. now, the -- the hero has not been identified. >> all of the heroes that stepped up. not me, but the other people that were there doing the right thick. that was beautiful. i mean -- >> really was. now the family who lived in that burning house said they
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lost everything, but they are grateful to be alive. 2 investigates uncovers english-speaking school children being mislalled and placed into a program for kids who need help learning english. a frustrated mother contacted ktvu complaining her kids were automatically forced to take a language test from the west contra costa school district after she checked a box on the survey saying spanish was also spoken in her home. she says her kids barely understand spanish but the test determined her kids were not proficient in english so they were put in a program for children who need extra help. 2 investigates discovered more than 93% of students tested in that district hast year had the exact -- last year had the exact same outcome. >> i felt like a hostage to the system because you really don't have an out once they are labeled, they are labeled. >> the disturbing thing we found, once a student gets triggered to take the test,
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it's very unlikely that that student will found to be english proficient. >> tonight at 10:00, we brought these concerns to a district representative to get their reaction to parents' concerns. that's tonight at 10:00. kind of an interesting story. >> it is. 7:17. sal and the chopper, we've got a major commute problem. what's happening? >> yeah, it's on 680, dave and tori. southbound. coming out of san ramon. you can see all of this slow traffic because of a crash, southbound 680 before the 580 interchange the they are making progress -- interchange. they are making progress. southbound 680 was an overturned vehicle north of the 580 interchange. you know what really gets people is when there is an unexpected backup. this backup normally isn't here. people leaving for the commute will be in a lot of delays. you may want to plan your morning that way.
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newschopper2 is showing us, still have at least a couple of lanes and the center divide blocked by this vehicle. gonna get it up onto the tow truck as soon as we can. >> let's take a look at the east shore. we had an earlier crash near pinole valley road. that's been cleared. but traffic is slow. 40 minutes plus to drive what should take about 15 between the carquinez bridge and the macarthur maze. we're also looking at other commutes here if you are driving on 580 westbound 580 is very slow through livermore and dublin. 7:18. let's go to steve. sal, we have rain in bodega bay. >> that's good. is it gonna make it -- >> i will show you that coming up right here. i think most of the morning commute is fine. south bay there's breaks in the clouds. no worries there on anything. even have breaks here. but there is a line. i will get to that in a second. cooler is the main message after a very warm sunday. you can see some of this rain in the last few frames right there. there's not a lot there.
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some could be moderate to heavy. briefly. it doesn't look like much because the bulk of it is staying to the north. 2/3. up to eureka and crescent city. yesterday, the temperatures rocketed up. livermore was 82. east san jose by readhill view was 85. 66. 73 and 75, the city. again, the rain can be light for some. radar does not pick up anything. it's reporting some. a little bit of drizzle on the san mateo coast. get out of the way. right there. there was some of that rain that went through bodega bay. also near dylan beach. at least the line is forming. there's much cooler air associated right there. that's all churning but that's staying north. taking a b-line towards eureka. some of that cooler air will filter in. 60s on most of the temperatures. low 60s. santa rosa, 61. san jose, 60.
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65 at sfo. and the breeze turning souther will i for just about everything -- southerly for just about everybody. that's the front direction. monterey after 70 degrees on sunday will be cooler today. you can see our system doing a pretty good job up to the north. unfortunately, farther south not a lot there. but this little system is starting to enhance. look for light rain to move in. the cloud/rain forecast shows some of this moving in by 9:00. by 11:00, it will start to move through and then fall apart as it moves south. there could be light rain and we get a break until friday. the key is a couple of systems are -- a couple of forecast models are very wet for friday. i know what friday is. the other two are not. let's see if they can get their act together and see what happens. it would be a stronger, colder system. mostly cloudy, some light rain to the north. kind of sliding in here. turning light rain. drizzle. 60s and 70s on the temperatures
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after yesterday's very warm conditions. we do have some breaks in the clouds right now. if you are just heading out, some of you walk to work. you tell me that. you are okay. we do have a break cooler, tuesday, wednesday, thursday. it looks good on friday. the day in question. no problems for kansas city tuesday and wednesday. it might linger into saturday and sunday. but cooler is the next few message. >> friday is when the world series will be here in san francisco. >> that's correct. >> a little rain possible. >> that's correct. >> okay. stay tuned. >> thank you. 7:21. be careful if you plan to head to the beach today. the bay area coastline is under a hazard advisory. the national weather service says large swells from a storm in the gulf of alaska is heading towards us along the california. they could cause dangerous rip currents and sneaker waves. a father and son died at ocean beach. they were swept away by rich currents. the advisory stretches from
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sonoma county to monterey county and it will stay in effect through tomorrow. >> gotta be so careful. >> real tricky. 7:21. the giants are playing the royals. but two san francisco radio stations won't be. ♪ >> yeah, in 25 minute, the reason the song has been benched. get it, dave? and how one station in kansas city is responding. a dramatic training exercise. this is for northern california school bus drivers. the emergencies they are trying to get ready for.
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7:24. some california school bus drivers are now more prepared for situations involving gun violence after their annual workshop. every year, dozens of school bus drivers meet to get in-
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depth training for dangerous situations. the topic of this year's event at roosevelt high school was guns. in addition to some defensive driving skills, the drivers learned how to get a gun out of the hands of an attacker. >> i would be ready to lay down my life for any of these kids whether i know them or not. if that means taking one of these kids that's the assassin, i would take them down because i don't want any of my other kids getting hurt. >> the training included school bus drivers from 38 districts across northern and central california. 7:25. the drought is hurting a lot of things around california. but a corn maize in patterson, they are making the best of it. efhad i year about this time, fonziki farms has a 25-acre corn maize. and this year, because of the trout, they were only able to grow 13 acres of corn. they say the maze was inspired
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by that inconvenience. >> it's california dying of thirst. i thought it was appropriate since we got zero allotment. >> he says seeing the kids happen pip -- happy because of his maze makes the hassle more than worth it. after the break, the way apple is making it easier for some of its workers to pay at some of its stores. the big quake in napa takes center stage at the state capitol. the two big questions california lawmakers want answered. good morning. we're still looking at a lot of slow traffic. southbound 680 at 580, it looks like they've opened up lanes. traffic is another matter. for some, there's no sign
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of rain, especially parts of san francisco. but there are reports to the north. even over in oakland, you can see in san jose some breaks. where is the rain? i will take a look at it
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7:29. good morning. we continue to follow developing news from the east bay. you are looking at the remnants of a crash involving a vehicle
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and several cars. it's causing huge delays on southbound 680 in dublin. the chopper is heading north. you can see that's flowing pretty well but on the left side of the screen, that traffic is heading south on 680 from san ramon down to dublin, pleasanton. but there's good news for the drivers in the area. sal kat -- sal castanedo has the update coming up. i'm tori campbell. >> i'm dave clark. let's talk about weather and traffic. i ducked outside. it's a little cool but i saw some orange wisps of clouds. >> bodega bay is getting rain. the rain is on its way. it looks like most of this is come in after the morning commute. that's good. we could sure use the rain. we had a nice weekend. take a look at our forecast for tomorrow. it looks just fine for kansas city. in fact, tuesday and wednesday look to be okay. mostly clear. first pitch 62 degrees.
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friday, though, could be a different story. what do you mean by that i will show you why. a little bit right here off the coast. we're getting reports of drizzle. anything would be light but it looks like some of this might thicken up and give us light rain. there's been good rain. fort bragg north. they've had 2/3 to about an inch. light rain into willits, ukiah and bodega bay. 60s, 50s on the temps, due to a south breeze. it will be mostly cloudy, cooler, breezy. the wind is southerly until later tonight when it will turn north. keep an eye on this line. it's approaching. san francisco, even though there's a lot of breaks in the cloud, you should start to cloud up in the next hour. mostly cloudy. some rain later. light. does not look like much for the south bay. 60s and 70s. now we have a busy man with a lot going on. sal castanedo. >> good morning to you, steve. southbound 680 we're going to newschopper2. actually we're gonna go there right now. the traffic is gonna be busy
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here because of a crash in the left rain and it also blocking almost the entire freeway. southbound 680 is backing up out of san ramon. you can see traffic is going to be slow. in fact, this traffic is going to be backing up all the way out of the danville area now. you can see that is going to be very, very slow in this area. i also want to mention some drivers in walnut creek may have a slow commute this morning. an early-morning crash knocked out power at ygnacio boulevard road. it knocked out the control section of the lights there. oakgrove at yag ig yig nash
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ygnacio. westbound traffic at the toll plaza is going to be backed up for about a 25-minute delay but as you have been hearing us say, the traffic is better today than it was on friday because they have removed those plates from the west side of the bridge. today is a normal commute on that span. back to the desk. happening today, the prostitute accused of killing a google executive from santa cruz is expected back in court. police say the 26-year-old injected 51-year-old forest hayes with a deadly dose of heroin while on his yacht in november. her lawyer admits that both were using heroin but says hayes died from medical distress. the woman faces several charges including manslaughter. if convicted, she could get up to 15 years in prison. two men are dead after separate incidents last night. they happened less than two hours apart.
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the latest happened at 9:15 at a home on chestnut street near lowell park. someone called 911 saying a man had been stabbed several times. he was pronounced dead at the scene. now, earlier in the evening, a man was shot several times at 46th street near martin luther king, junior way. he died there at the scene. so far no arrests have been made and the investigation continues. 7:34. today, state law makes will look at the emergency response to the 6.0 earthquake in napa. an april semably committee will review what went right -- an assembly committee will review what went right and wrong in the days that followed the quake. napa police officers and firefighters will testify along with city and county leaders. state lawmakers will also hear from doctors and nurses from the queen of the valley medical center. that's the napa hospital that treated the injured. 7:34. happening today, apple wants you to stop swiping your credit and debit cards and start paying for things with your
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phone. apple has launched a new mobile payment system. it's called apple pay. janine de la vega joining us live now from san jose. you've been talking to people to see if they might want to use this. >> reporter: good morning. we just spoke with a man who says he's been waiting to use apple pay. he has no problem getting rid of his wallet and instead treating his phone as a mobile wullette and panera is one of those places r where you will be able to use apple pay. this restaurant is one of the retailers on board to use this payment. >> your total $23.78. >> reporter: apple claims it's a simple, fast and secure way to pay. you put your credit card information into the iphone's pass book app. go to any store that accepts this. point your phone at the reader. it scans and the transaction is done. for pal pay, visa, master card,
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american express and more than 500 banks are on poord and apple touting how secure it is to pay. your card number is no honger transmitted ahong a network -- along a network. >> i'm very interested in using it because i think it will give me more security with my credit cards. >> reporter: how so? >> gotta use my thumbprint to have access to it. >> i may but i always have my purse with me anyway. i don't know what's gonna be the advantage. >> reporter: there are some limitations. you do need an iphone 6 or of plus to make a purchase. you can only use it at a number of retailers. those retailers need to have a reader at the checkout counter. goog google used google wallet.
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it seems like this will be just a test of time whether or not we see apple pay take off or not. janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >> all right. thank you. 7:36. new developments on the ebola crisis. earlier this morning, the world health organization announced that nigeria is free of ebola. 42 days have passed and there's no new cases. also new this morning, family members and friends who came in contact with the man who died from ebola in dallas, they are now free to leave their homes. they've been confined for a 21- day quarantine period. a lab work erk at the hospital where the man was treated has also tested anything disk for ebola. government officials are now ordering healthcare workers who treat ebola patients to wear protective gear with no skin showing. well, the united states air dropped weapons, ammunition and
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medical supplies to kurdish forces fighting the isis group for the city of kobani. they've been battling isis to defend kobani. over the weekend, the u.s. continued launching airstrikes in the kobani area. there are reports that the turkish government is allowing iraqi kurdish forces to travel through turkey to join the syrian fighters in kobani. previously turkey refused to allow any military help to the kurdish fighters. a new investigation says dozens of suspected nazi war criminals and ss guards collected millions of dollars in u.s. social security benefits. according to the associated press, the payments flowed through a legal loophole that gave the justice department rever an to persuade suspects to leave the -- leverage to persuade the suspects to leave the country. the a.p. said this included troops who
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guarded concentration camps and a rocket science who used slave labor to advance his research. new this morning, ibm getting out of the chip business. early today, theel isly convalley giant announced it's dumping it's very expensive microchip manufacturing unit. insiders say ibm will pay the santa clara-based company bhoebl foundries -- global foundries $1.5 billion to take over the -- dab other the operations. their stock is upper the news. it's not even halloween yet but it's time to get ready for another holiday shopping season. a new survey suggests that many shoppers plan to avoid retailers that have been hacked when they go out to buy holiday gifts this year. nearly half of the people asked, 45%, say they would definitely not or probably not shop this holiday season at retailers like target or home
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depot. they are among the growing number of stores that have acknowledged computer breaches that exposed private customer credit data. two visits in one week. coming up at 8:00, how hillary clinton plans to enpir women when she makes a stop in san francisco today. but first, the giants are in kansas city reaping to start the world series -- preparing to start the world series. what the players are thinking about tomorrow and how much you will have to shell out for tickets if you want to catch one of the games. we still have slowing on 680 because of an earlier crash involving one car. things are getting better out of danville. we'll tell you what happened to make it so slow. there is a line off the coast which will give us light rain even though we have some breaks. it will be a cooler forecast. we'll have that coming up.
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♪don't stop believin' >> oh, yeah. still believein' in believein' -- believin' in the orange and black pam cook is in our studio. you are getting reaction from the players as they get ready and also some online reaction from the fans as they get ready. >> yep. tickets are pricey. if you want to go to the games. not shower how many fans are making the trip to kansas city. but the team is there. they are working out. getting ready to play. the players are not taking their third trip in five so sons to the fall classic lightly. >> just like 10-12. this is a -- it's an opportunity, you know, that a lot of people don't get. and i think we'll try to make the most of it and, enjoy
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playing baseball. >> i'm not that good going too far away. try to keep life simple and ready for practice and get rae yid. >> we checked in on sub hub to see how fast how expensish tickets are. the cheapest ticket is going for $476 right now which is actually down a bit from earlier sales on friday. the gift fame was selling for more than $600. for game 3 when the series moves back to at&t park, the cheapest ticket is $515. we've also talked about parking during the playoffs. if you want to park in lot a for the series, you have to buy your parking ticket yol and the cheapest parking ticket there $200. >> how much, pam? >> $200 to park. >> yikes. >> yeah. >> you can catch all of the world series right here with us on ktvu channel 2. we will be
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live in kansas city and here in the prayer all throughout the -- bay area all through the world series. game wents gets underway just after 5:00 tomorrow evening. game 2 set for wednesday. then on friday, the series heads home to at&t park for game 3 some san francisco radio stations will not be playing the hit song "royals" until after the world series. ♪ >> the stations claim it's their way of showing support. in response a kansas city radio station plans to play the long once every hour form for the first day of the opener. now, lorde, she turns 18 next month. she's from new zealand. said she was inspired to write the song based on the team, the
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royals after seeing a 1976 photo of them, third baseman's george brett. and brett sent her this jersey and signed it and said you are royal to me and lorde says it's one of the coolest things she sewns. serena williams is fighting mad. she called remarks made by the russian president of the tennis federation racist and sexist. that russian official called serena and her sister venus, the williams brothers. he said that on a russian talk show. now, he's apologized for the comment but he also said he thinks this whole thing has been blown out of proportion and it was only a joke. that official was suspended from the women's tennis association activities for a year. he was also fined $25,000. 7:46. nasa scientists should learn more about a comet's close call with mars. either today or tomorrow. comet siding spring shaved by
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the planet at 126,000 miles an hour yesterday. experts say at 88,000 miles away from mars' surface, the comet veered 16 times closer to the red planet than any comet has come to earth in recorded history. it barely closed all of the orbiters. scientists say the comet is heading out toward the outer reaches of the solar system and will not fly by earth. the solar system ends. what's on the other side? >> i don't know, tori. hey, sal, have you fixed the mystery of 680? i mean that mess in the commute. >> yes, we have newschopper2 helping us out. southbound 680 is getting much better as our chopper is getting in position to show it here. southbound 680, the kra -- the crash is gone. you can see that the crash is gone. things have cleared out very nicely coming out of danville
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and heading down to san ramon and that certainly is good news. this is video of the earlier crash where we had a vehicle that flipped over and caused major delays getting to the 580 interchange. now that traffic unfortunately has shifted farther down the road. slow traffic, it's just a little bit farther down the road now. let's go to the bay bridge toll plaza. that's backed up for a 15, 20 minute delay getting into san francisco. and looks like we may have found something on the span. it's a stalled vehicle or something there. westbound bay bridge in the right lane. now, remember they removed the steel plates. tara has been reporting on it. all right. one last thing i want to mention. 80 westbound is still a mess from the carquinez bridge in the richmond because of earlier issues. now, let's go to steve. >> thank you, sir.
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even though there are some areas getting sun, bodega bay, up to healdsburg getting rain. there's plenty of breaks in the clouds. especially parts of the city. south, peninsula, even in the south bay and east bay, there are signs of a system here skirting the area and beginning to thicken up. it looks like it's heading towards point reyes. some of this rain is so light, radar does not pick it up. the radar beam goes over it. it's in the form of very light rain. thank you, mark, for the light rain up in heerldsburg -- healdsburg. thankfully ana back to tropical storm stayed far enough southwest. they had a lot of clouds. they had some rain. but the track was very fairerrable not to get damage. it moves to the pacific. and starts to move north and weaken. it looks like all of the
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signals all clear now for the hawaiian islands except for kauai. really good rain. parts of the north. eureka to crescent city, fort bragg. a report of 2/3 to an inch of rain. a -- thanks to everybody in bodega bay. a couple of pictures, reports. i love it. i appreciate it. also starting to head towards marin county. there is not a lot but at least a little bit of a line. this is cool air that will punch in late tonight, tomorrow. that's kind of the main message. some clouds, cool,s breezy and very light rain. i think this system falls apart by the time it reaches the bay area. south-southeast in advance of that. the direction the wind is coming from, the front direction. 40s up in reno and tahoe. 59 san francisco and also ukiah. monterey at 61 which was 70 degrees. santa cruz was 79 yesterday. a little bit of height rain beginning to work its way towards us. most of the morning commute
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should be okay. there's not much here. we might get nuisance rain. the front slides by by 10:00 and noon and falls apart over the peninsula and the south bay. i think by 4:00, it's long gone. so mostly cloudy. some breaks here in the morning. if you into ed to get out and do something, take a run, maybe get a little tennis in. it looks like 10:00, we might get light rain. a lot of sun right now. but that's going to thicken up in the next couple of hours. we'll get this weak front to come through. it's okay in kansas city tuesday wednesday. what concerns me is friday here. there's hints of rain but they are not all in sync. let's deal with it as we get closer to it. >> thank you, steve. this morning, we learned the next british royal baby is due in april of next year.
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the duchess has been dealing with a bought of severe morning sickness, just like her first pregnancy. the palace said she's improving and will make her first public appearance tomorrow when she and the prince welcome the leaders of singapore. the child that -- who will be due in april will be the fourth in line to the british throne behind george born in july last year. we still don't know the sex of the baby. but if it's a girl she will be named elizabeth diana windsor after the prince's late mother. nice way to honor her. it's a popular tv series but it's causing controversy of toy stores around the cut. coming up in 20 minutes, why some parents are demanding to have that doll yanked off shelves. first out of the frying pan and into the fire. find out what happened after firefighters in southern california rescued a woman who got stuck in a chimney.
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san francisco, expanding a crime fighting program. the city has a new deal with pg&e. they are gonna install shot spotters on utility poles. they are on school campuses and government buildings already. pg&e agreed to reduce its fee from $1500 per pole down to between $200 and $400. the san francisco examiner says 35 shot spotters will be installed in the next two weeks. a woman who was found trapped inside the chimney of a southern california home was rescued and then arrested. firefighters say neighbors heard a woman crying yesterday and called 911. when they arrived, they found a 30-year-old woman stuck in the chimney. they had to chisel away at the brick and use dish soap to help get her free. she was arrested for illegal entry and giving false information to police. be careful if you plan to
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go to the beach today. there is a warning from the national weather service. why this could put your life at risk. >> reporter: big backups across the bay bridge last week because of a construction project. coming up, we'll tell you why this morning's commute will be a whole lot different. and on the san mateo bridge, we have a decent- looking commute so far. if you are driving on westbound 92. i will tell you more about this and the rest of the morning drive. there's some rain to the north and some rain offshore. it will make it for some today. we'll tail a look at it coming up. these pajamas are really a hug.
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well, good morning to you. welcome back to "mornings on 2." remember friday's commuter chaos on the bridge caused by those big metal plates on the bridge? made a lot of people angry. this is what the bridge looks like this morning. coming up in two minutes, ktvu's tara moriarty will tell you more on the big changes for this morning's commute of a lot of drivers complained about what happened on friday. they are still talking about it. monday morning, october 20th. i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. a quick look at blb and traffic -- weather and traffic.
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rain heading our way? >> there is a line off the coast. we've had rain up towards russianive arer, cass sta der row, bodega bay, mendocino county. it looks like it's beginning to move into inverness and dylan beach. there's not a lot but a little bit of a line. if you are looking up and seeing sunshine. there it is. it's beginning to move in. bodega bay has had rain moving in towards point reyes as well. the system -- it's kind of like a thin rope, a ten upous rope. it looks like it will start to -- tenuous rope. it looks like it will start to make it. 50s and 60s on the temperatures. the breeze is picking up. it's out of the south direction. almost everyone has a component of that in advance of the front. there is a line moving towards us. we'll go from partly sunny to mostly cloudy to a little bit of light rain later. it will be cooler. there are some sunbreaks. if you need to do something, do it early.
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by this afternoon, we'll see temperatures settling in the 60s and 70s after a very warm sunday. sal, any improvement on the traffic? >> well, traffic is starting to in the east bay after that multi-car crash on 680 caused big backup. this is video from newschopper2 of the scene along 680 near alcosta boulevard in dublin. the accident happened before 6:30. it blocked four lanes. the lanes were cleared and reopened about 30 minutes ago. it's not clear if anyone was injured. developing news in walnut creek where early-morning crash knocked out the traffic lights at a major intersection. it happened before 1:00 a.m. at ygnacio valley road and oak. all of the lights are flashing red which means they must be treated as a four-way stop. it should be fixed by 2:00 this afternoon. bay bridge is backed up. we had a stalled vehicle on the upper deck of the bay bridge.
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they are removing it. they ed slowed the -- they slowed the metering lights down. caltrans is meeting this morning trying to figure out how to make repairs to the bay bridge without creating horrible delays like we saw on friday. tara moriarty is live from treasure island to show us how this is shaping up. >> reporter: it's pretty sluggish as you maic your way into the city, right before treasure island all the way to san francisco, we seeing a lot of slowdown. traffic was a nightmare all because of half a dozen steel plates right off the bridge there as you head into san francisco. saturday morning, caltrans removed those plates, drivers were slowing down so much, it was creating a big backup. >> we've done that before on the bay bridge and the
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richmond/san rafael bridge. we've had one or two days where traffic is bad. but eventually people become accustomed to the plates but this time the traffic remained bad. >> reporter: now, the reason the joints needed to be replaced, caltrans says, they had to some cracking, normal wear and tear. nothing dangerous but something that did need to be fixed. so caltrans officials will try to fick out how to get the work down without causing such massive delays. live from treasure island, tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >> we'll continue to tole this story through the rest of the morning commute. new this morning, firefighters in respoent have determined the cause of an early-morning house fire. the fire started about 3:00 this morning at a home on lake bluestone street near alvarado boulevard. firefighters say everyone inside got out safely and no one was injured. nearby homes were not damaged. firefighters say the fire was caused by the homeowner who was doing some welding work in the
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garage. if you plan to head to the beach today, be careful. the bay area coastline is under a hazard advisory right now p the national weather service says large swells from a storm in the gulf of alaska are heading toward the california coast, and they could generate dangerous rip currents and sneaker waves. just last month, a father and son died at san francisco's ocean beach when they were swept away by rip currents. the advisory stretches from sonoma county to monterey county and it will last through tomorrow. 8:03. you know, it's tough to find an apartment or home to rent here in the bay area, even tougher if you have a pet. but the city of berkeley may change that. ktvu's brian flores, live in berkeley now. you can tell us about a proposed new law. >> reporter: good morning. here in berkeley, you can expect to pay anywhere from $2500 to $3,000 for a rental. your choices are limited.
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as you mentioned, the berkeley city council considering a ha in the state that would require all landlords in the city to allow pets. under this proposal a landlord here in berkeley would have to accept pets as long as the pet can be reasonably accommodated and the tenant would accept responsibility for any damage. the councilmember who authored the bill said this could cut down on animals being abandoned at the shelter. the second is because he says there's confusion amongst landlords and tenants when this comes to making the exception to pets who are emotional support animals and those who are not. some people we spoke to agree said this law should be changed. >> i think pets are amazing to have, especially in grad school or college. it takes a long time. you have to look for long time and to find an affordable one to live in the area that you want to live, it takes a few months. >> reporter: some landlords said this will cause more harm
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than good mainly because of property damage. some say the more -- the more damage caused and the security deposit is -- would cost more and the owner would foot the bill. the law would allow landlords could evict a tenant if they don't comply with the rules. it's expected to be talked about amongst the berkeley city council tomorrow. it's also to be referred to the housing advisory for its recommendation until they come up with a report. we're live in berkeley, brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >> all right. that's a big deal for a lot of people. thank you. brian flores. 8:05. well, another alleged victim has come forward in palo alto in the case of a man exposing himself to children. now, arsing tv news -- after seeing tv news reports, a couple reported their 13-year- old daughter was flashed by a man with a similar description in early august. she was out walking her dog when she saw the man. earlier this month, a man
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exposed himself to a 10-year- old and to a 14-year-old in separate incidents. the suspect description similar for all cases. no arrests have been made but police patrols have been increased in the areas, where the incidents occurred. a man accused of groping two young girls inside target and walnut creek in san leandro was due -- and walmart in san leandro was due in court this morning. there's surveillance video of german inside a target store. investigators say that's where he inappropriately touched a girl 15 minutes after doing the same thing at a nearby walmart store. both girls are under the age of 10. he's scheduled to enter a plea today. a sonoma county jail inmate died while in custody. she was in the third inmate to  die in the jail in the past three weeks. the sheriff's office said 50- year-old rhonda everson died a
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day after her arrest for drug possession and violating parol. she had been placed in a special unit for inmates going through drug withdrawal. the sheriff's office said a homicide suspect took his own life in his cell at the smoe county jail on september 28th. and a man doing time for a drunk driving arrest was found dead in his burge a week later. -- bunk a week later. happening today, hillary clinton appearing at a democratic party fund-raiser in san francisco. now, clinton and nancy pelosi will headline the sold-out ultimate women's power lunch today at the fairmont hotel. last week, hillary clinton gave the keynote address at the dream force tech conference in san francisco. today is the deadline to register for the upcoming november 4th election. anyone who is not registered yet can go to their county elections office or mail in a registration form as long as it's postmarked with today's
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date. you can register 0 online at the california secretary of state's website until 11:59 tonight. you must reregister to vote after moving, changing names or changing political party preference? a new poll for the race shows dave cortese favored by 34% of voters. liccardo has 26%. the poll by san jose state university's survey on policy research institute still found, though, that 40% are undecided. 2 investigates unkoshers english-speaking school kids being mislabeled and put into a program for children who need help learning english. a very frustrated mother contacted ktvu complaining her children were automatically forced to take a language test from the west contra costa school district. after she checked a box on the survey saying spanish was also spoken in her home. now, she says her children barely understand spanish. but the test determined her
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kids were not proficient in english. they were put in a program for children who need extra help. 2 investigates discovered that more than 93% of students tested in that district last year, they had the exact same outcome. >> i felt like a hostage to the system because you really don't have an out. once they are labeled, they are labeled. >> the disturbing thing that we found, though, is that once a student gets triggered to take the test, it's very unlikely that they will be found to be english proficient. >> tonight at 10:00, we investigate how much funding the school district is getting for every student placed in the english learning program. we also brought these concerns to a school district representative getting their reaction to the fears and concerns of the parents. that is tonight at 10:00. the amgen tour of california will celebrate its 10th anniversary next year. today, we'll found out which cities will participate.
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the eight-day big bike race will be held next may 10th through the 17th. this year's race came through san jose, livermore, and up mt. diablo. now, before the announcement this morning, a big ride will be held starting at the california state railroad museum in old sacramento. it will continue to the western steps of the capitol building. >> that's a lot of fun. >> yeah. 8:10. turning your smartphone into a wallet. coming up at 8:30, the new technology launching today that apple says will make it easier and safer to pay for purchases. scary moments after a house in fresno goes up in flames. the man who is being called a hero after he rushed in to save a stranger. and we just got word of a serious crash in san francisco. we're watching all kinds of commutes that are still show
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including the east bay. we'll tell you more about that coming up. well, if you get up on your soapbox and look west, you can see the leading edge of the front. it's raining towards bodega bay. coming up, we'll tell you if we're getting any rain. it will be cooler. i can tell you that.
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everybody out? >> no, there is a man inside. >> a fresno man is being called a hero after rushing into a burning man to rescue a stranger.
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this woman was walking by and started recording when a woman started to scream for her father. that's when a man with a blue dodgers' cap went inside the home and came out carrying robert on his shoulder. that man has not been identified but the woman said he's an angel. >> all of the heroes that stepped up, not me but the other people that were there, you know, doing the right thing. that was beautiful. amazing. >> the family who lived in the home says they lost everybody but they are just grateful to be alive. a woman is recovering in the hospital with serious burns on her legs and also from smoke inhalation after an apt fire in pleasant hill. the fire started yesterday about 4:00 in the afternoon at a complex on geary road near pleasant hill road. firefighters say the flames were under control with within about 30 minutes. investigators say it appears the fire was caused by unattended cooking in a kitchen in the same unit where the woman was found. 8:14. the man who vallejo police say
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intentionally ran over his ex- girliend and another woman, he's due in court tomorrow. police say 20-year-old john luke la port of american canyon drove his truck right into the women as they walked in a parking lot. it happened saturday afternoon at laurel street and benicia road. police say one of the women was run over twice. now, police chased that truck, they arrested la porte. he's facing charges of attempted murder. the two women are recovering from their injuries. toyota is recalling 247,000 cars because of an air bag problem. now the recall covers a 2003 to 2005 corolla mate tricks, the 2002 to 2005 secoy yay and the 2003 to 2005 tundra. finally, the 2003 to 2005 vibe is being recalled.
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metal pragments can -- fragments can fly out of air bags when the vehicle is involved in an accident. right now, the recalls are in florida and hawaii. at least six people are dead because of mudslides in southern mexico. heavy rains from tropical storm trudy triggered the mud -- mudslides yesterday. one of the men was swept away by a raging river. a state of emergency was issued in 36 cities. and people in hawaii are still keeping a close eye on the sky, even though hurricane anna was downgraded to a tropical storm. that system came dangerously close to the islands over the past several days leaving the islands soaked but pretty much unscathed. no reports of significant damage, injuries or even deaths. the effects have been limited to heavy rain, large waves and minor flooding. >> that's pretty good news.
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they were really worried it would be a lot of damage there. sufficienters enjoying some of those -- sufficienters enjoying -- surfers enjoying some of those waves. we've had a couple of bad things -- a good area to avoid in san francisco would be sloat near 43rd out near the zoo there. there was a very serious crash on that area. sloat is a little bit slow as you drive out toward the zoo and highway 1 which is 19th avenue is always slow. nothing new about that. 580, one of the slowest commutes is 580 livermore to dublin and 680 out of dublin into pleasant hadn't and fremont. bay bridge toll plaza backed up for 25 minutes into san francisco. there was an earlier stalled vehicle partially to blame for that slow traffic. in san jose, still seeing a little bit of slowing on northbound 2280 but not much --
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280 but not much. at 8:17. we've had a good weather morning for the commute. >> i always go over to the control room. to the north there's rain up in mendocino county, russian river area. healdsburg, bodega bay. a lot of people say it's sunny now. what are you talking about? what is this system? the clouds are close. it's sunny on the san mateo coast. but the front is almost here. some of this is light rain. at least it's a sign of the system on the way. out ahead of that, it's mostly sunny. but this system is about an hour away. i think we'll get it past 9:00 for most. thankfully ana skirted southwest of the islands. they got a lot of cloud cover. big waves. the key, it's still hanging out
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over kauai. can't say i blame it. there's a very, very deep system coming out of the gulf of alaska this week. you can see some of the remains. they are some on the back edge of that. some heavy rain up on the north coast, well, -- relatively speaking 2/3. fort blagfort bragg. some of this moving in getting close on the marin headlunds heading towards mill valley. not a lot. it's a little bit. cooler temperatures. this is a system you can see. this system, if it was over us, we would get rain. but the tail end of that will usher in cooler air starting late tonight and tomorrow. 50s and 60s on the temperatures. the breeze has turned southerly. it's not that strong. also on the coast as this weak system approaches. this won't do much on the
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sierra nevada. 40s, 50s. there's our front. out ahead of that, it's sunny to mostly sunny. but if you stand up, you can see it inching closer. after that, this falls apart. the key is not so much today's system it's the one that's coming in after today. clow to mostly cloudy. i know it's sunny but for some there is are signs of a stronger system. people are already writing me and i appreciate it. the only thing i can tell you there is a lot going on, very deep system coming out of the gulf of alaska. i know what friday is. very deep system that's not here yet. we have three, four days to fine tune it. there are projections of good rain. the models are not together on that. we're trying to get them together. 60s 70s. we had 70s and low to mid-80s. we'll have mostly cloudy skies. some very light rain. cooler on tuesday. a break wednesday.
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increasing clouds thursday. right now, i would say rain on friday. we'll deal with that as we get to thursday. >> but then we've got the world series game on friday. >> that's right. tuesday, wednesday in kansas city are fine. friday is iffy here. >> thank you. a new petition is making the rounds online after a mom in florida saw controversial action figures at her local toys 'r' us. she said she was shocked when she walked down the aisle and saw action figures for the show breaking bad. the walter white toy is wearing a lab coat and comes with two beakers and a gas mask. his accomplice is wearing a hazmat suit and comes with his own mask. >> knowing that those are the items that one needs to make meth, i just think that it's wrong. >> wrong, wrong, wrong. >> she started a petition on change.org to get the dolls taken off the shelves. she said she personally enjoyed
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the show but does not think it is appropriate for children. if you have something you would like to say join the conversation on our ktvu facebook was looking at some of the comments. there's been dozens. most seem to feel there this is meant for young -- these are meant for young adults as collectors' items. sal goodman was a criminal lawyer on the show -- >> what do you think? >> i was not a fan of the show. but a lot of my members of the family are. i can see them wanting to get it. but they are over 18. the giants getting ready for the world series. >> 2010 world series hat to be replaced with the 2014 world series hat. >> i want one. coming up in 15 minutes, the special sendoff as they left
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the drought is hurting many things across the state but a corn maze in patterson is making bet of it -- the bet of it. every year around this time, the farmers usually have a 25- acre corn maze but this year
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because of the drought they were only able to grow 13 acres. paul says the maze was inspired by that inconvenience, a corny version of the famous painting american gothic. >> it's california dying of thirst. i thought it was appropriate since we had zero allotment of water. >> he says his water district ordered this year's water supply from a private party so it cost him 20% more to water half of his usual crop. love the costumes. >> i know, tori. you watch the 49ers yesterday? last night, the 49ers were no match for peyton manning and the broncos. payton broke brett favre's record for career touchdowns. touchdown number 509 went to damaryius thomas and the teammates played keep the ball away from peyton. they gave it to him. manning later got 510 on the way to the beating of the
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49ers. 42-17. 49ers have a bye this coming weekend. the raiders lost to the cardinals yesterday. there was a strange moment in the 4th quarter right here. the line backer mack hit carson palmer and then their cleats got stuck together. they are down on the ground stuck together. other plays had to pry them apart. the raiders, by the way, they are 0-6 of a losing to the cardinals 24-13. time is 8:27. it's a new way to pay but it's causing some concerns about security. more about the new technology about to be launched today by apple. and the excitement building, the giants getting ready to play the royals in the world series. just how much it will cost you if you plan to go to one of those games. right now, we are looking at a commute that's still very slow in many areas as we look
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at some of these commutes. bay bridge slight improvement getting to san francisco. light rain from about marin county north. some areas have the sun but clouds are increasing. our front is getting very close. we'll see a little bit of light rain. we'll take a look at the radar coming up in two minutes.
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. well, welcome back. today is a big day for some apple users. apple launching a new way to cut down on your checkout time at certain select businesses. these are live pictures. we're in san jose at one of the participanting businesses. ktvu's janine de la vega will be here in just about four minutes to tell you what this feature is, how it works and how apple says it can better
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protect you. stay tuned. it's monday, it's october 20th. i'm dave clark. let's go to steve paulson. he's two feet away from me. a little more than that, dave. but close enough. close enough. we have some areas, sun already. where is the front? it's getting there. there's some rain to the north bay. a little bit in marin county up to doe bega bay. guerneville getting light rain healdsburg, santa rosa says light rain. some of this is so light it doesn't show up on the ray -- radar. mill valley a little bit heading toward inverness, dylan beach and off the coast there's some. even if you have the sun half moon bay or el granada or parts of the san mateo/santa cruz coast, the system is moving toward us. 50s, sciths on the coast. the wind is turning southerly. we'll have a south wind in advance of that and then a north wind later in. that will usher in cooler temps. a very weak front. i remember the old days when we
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would get a good front in here. maybe friday we will. this is a little guy. it will give us light rain. mostly cloudy. if you need to do something, go for it, now the next two hours we'll probably get lowdz in here -- clouds in here and light rain. 60s and 70s. it looks like for most of the commute we dodged the rain. that's food because when it rains you know how to gets -- >> yeah. >> some cannot drive. lsts take a look at some of the commutes. we have a problem. 43rd at sloat, deadly crash. this is in front -- close enough to the front of the san francisco zoo. we have a reporter on the way. you might want to avoid this area. it's not affecting sunset or anything or 19th avenue. just want to make sure that you know that's there. let's take a look at the live picture of the bay bridge toll plaza. you can see traffic is not all that bad. as a matter of fact, it continues to look okay if you are driving to the toll plaza
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there. the delay is about 20, 25 minutes. on the eastshore freeway, recovering from earlier problems, carquinez bridge to the maze, still taking about 45 minutes. kind of a lock commute. back to the desk. happening today, the prostitute accused of killing a google executive from santa cruz is expected back in court. police say the 26-year-old woman injected 51-year-old forest hayes with a deadly dose of heroin while on his yacht in november. , now her lawyer admits both were using heroin but says forest hayes died from medical distress. the woman is facing several charges, including manslaughter. if convicted, she could get 15 years in prison. two men are dead after separate incidents in oakland. last night, it happened less than twa hours apart. the latest one happened at 9:15 at a home on chestnut near lowell park. someone called 911 saying a man had been stabbed several times.
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he was pronounced dead at the scene. earlier in the evening, a man was shot several times on 46th street near martin luther king way. he died there at the scene. so far, no arrests have been made. the investigation continues. today state lawmakers will look at the emergency response to the 6.0 earthquake in napa. an assembly committee will review what went right and what went wrong in the hours and days that follow the destructive quake. napa police officers and firefighters will testify along with city and county leaders. state lawmakers will also here from interests and nurses from the queen of the valley medical center. the napa hospital that treated the injured. we have new developments on the ebola crisis. earlier, the world health organization announced that nigeria is now free of ebola. 42 days have passed, which is twice the maximum incubation period, with no new cases.
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also new today, friends and relatives who came in contact with the man who died from ebola in dallas are now free to leave their homes. they are no longer quarantined. they've been confined for a 21- day period. a lab work erk er at the hospital where the man was treated has tested anything tick for the disease. government officials are ordering healthcare workers who treated him to wear full gear with no skin showing. san francisco police passing new rules about domestic violence. they will no longer accept applications from domestic violence offenders. and police officers who respond to domestic violence callses will not be able to take into account immigration status. anyone convicted of domestic violence is also banned from owning a weapon and therefore they cannot become a plif. the department says the new rule makes it clear they do not want those type of people among their ranks.
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happening today, apple wants you to stop swiping your credit and debit cards and start swiping your phone. apple just released a new mobile payment system it's called apple pay. janine de la vega joinings live from san jose, you've been talking to people and asking them if they would use this. >> reporter: good morning, dave. a ner raw is one of the -- panera is one of the 220 retailers that accepts apple pay. the majority of people we've spoken to are not really sure how it works and if they will try it. >> total is $23.78. >> reporter: apple claims it's a simple fast and convenient way to pay. you put your credit card information into the iphone's pass book app go to any store that accepts it, point your phone at the reader. it scans and the transaction is gone. visa, master card, american express and apple is touting how security is to pay because it uses your thumbprint to
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verify identification and your card number is no longer transmitted across the networks. during purchases a different transaction number is sent to the processor instead of your credit card number. one man is open to the idea. >> i don't want to carry them around. i don't want to lose them. i don't want anyone to steal my wallet. we know what crime is doing in san jose. i would rather have a more secure way of accessing my credit card. >> reporter: another layer of security if you lose your phone, you can use the find my iphone app and put it in the lost mode. there are limitations. you need a 6 or 6 plus to make a purchase and you can only use it at a lum ited number of -- at a limited number of paces. and there needs to be a reader at the checkout counter. google has had this for a number of years. it has not gained huge
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popularity. you can beat -- bet analysts will be watching to see if apple pay takes off or not. janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >> all right. thank you. new this morning, ibm is getting out of the chip business. early today, the silicon valley giant announced it's dumping its costly microchip-ing unit. insiders say they will pay the global foundries $1.5 billion to take over operations. big blue will make the payments over the next three years. checking the numbers right now on wall street, ibm's stock is down over 6.5% on the news. it's not even halloween, but it's time to get ready for the holiday shopping season. a new survey suggests that many shoppers plan to avoid retailers that have been hacked when they go out to buy holiday gifts this year. nearly half of the people asked say they would definitely not or probably not shop this
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holiday season at retailers like target or home depot. they are among the growing number of stores that have acknowledged computer breaches that exposed private customer credit card data. 8:38. still believein' in those giants as the world series gets underway this week. pam cook is in the studio with reaction from the players as they warm up in kansas city, pam. >> yeah, the players we heard from sound pretty relaxed, at least on the outside. but just because most of the team has been there before, they are not taking this third trip lightly. they have been working out in kansas city, getting ready for game one. jake peavey talked about his intense personality. >> i think a hot has to to with my -- lot has to do with my upbringing. the blue collar so to speak. i come from a family in southern alabama that worked hard and played hard and a lot of it comes from my dad and
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grandpa and the desire to wind at the end of the day. >> he does have the desire to win at the end of the day. as the team gets ready to play, fans get ready to pay. i checked on stubhub for tickets. the cheapest ticket for game one in kansas city going for $493 right now. there are nearly 2500 tickets left at that price. about the same for game 2. for game 3, back here, the cheapest ticket, $515. about 4700 tickets at that price. the big difference is parking. parking passes for game one and two in kansas city are going for about $68. back here at home in lot a, parking passes are $200. yikes. >> yikes. >> $200. >> wow. okay, pam. zblig big bucks there -- big bucks there. caltrans is lacking for a
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way to stop drivers skirting traffic. and we all know how tough it is to find a rental property here in the bay area. it's even tougher if you have a pet. one east bay city hopes to change that. northbound 101 looks okay coming up to san francisco. northbound 101 in san jose, even all of that is not that bad coming up to 880 in sunnyvale. we'll tell you about the commutes straight ahead. mostly sunny skies for a few. but there's light rain. rohnert park, santa rosa, parts of the russian river. there is a system off the coast. not a biggie but i think it will give us light rain coming up. look at all these children. they all lost their lives because of
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preventable medical errors, now the third leading cause of death. only heart disease and cancer take more lives. proposition 46 will save lives with drug and alcohol testing to
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make sure impaired doctors don't treat someone you love. safeguards against prescription drug abuse. and holds the medical industry accountable for mistakes. i'm barbara boxer. let's save lives. vote yes on 46.
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welcome back. 8:44. let's bring you up to date on some of the top stories -- some unexpected delays this morning in walnut creek. just before 1:00 a.m., a crash knocked out the power and the lights at ygnacio valley and oakgrove records all of the lights at that intersection are now flashing red. that means it's a four-way stop. you gotta treat it that way. police say the lights should be fixed and back to normal about 2:00 this afternoon. caltrans has removed the metal plates that caused that huge traffic jam on the bay bridge on friday. caltrans had installed the
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plates. it was part of a project to replace some of the aging expansion joeents on the western section of the brick. but now that project is on hold. the city of berkeley may adopt a new way preventing landlords from preventing pet restrictions. it cook the first law of its kind in the state. brian flores is live in berkeley to tell us more about the city council. they may vote on that issue tomorrow. >> reporter: hi, dave. good morning. here in berkeley you can expect to pay up to $2500, sometimes $3,000 for a rental. the berkeley city council is considering a law that would require all land lords in the city to allow pets. right now, only service sets or emotional service animals are the exception to the rule. under this proposal a landlord in berkeley would have to accept pets as long as the pet
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could be reasonably accommodated and the tenant would accept responsibility for any damage. one councilmember said this would cut down on abandonments. he also says there's confusion amongst landlords and tenants when it comes to making the exception to pets who are emotional service animals. but considering finding an apartment is very tough, some say changing this law would be a good thing. >> i do think it's a good idea. i think pets are amazing to have, especially in grad school or college. it takes a long time. you have to look for a long time. and you have to find an affordable one in the area that you want to live. it takes a few months. >> reporter: some landlords say this will cause more harm than good mainly because of property damage. some say the amount of damage caused is more than the security deposit and that leaves the owner footing the bill. the law would still allow landlords to evict a tenant if they don't comply with the rules. this is still a while before
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any vote on this is reached. it's expected to be talked about briefly during the berkeley city council meeting tomorrow but likely to be referred to the housing committee advisory and make a recommendation on a report sometime later. we're live in berkeley this morning, brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >> very interesting. thank you. caltrans is working on a plan to crack down on drivers who try to use exits to get around heavy traffic in marin county. they are focusing on eastbound 580 at the san quentin exit before the brick. caltrans and the highway says there have been several complaints about people getting off the freeway only to hop back on at the next entrance. >> it was making a bad situation worse. they are trying to get back on the onramp and blocking the onramp and people who live in point san quentin village were having trouble getting on the freeway. >> crews will install a left
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turn only lane and pavement markers at the two lane offramp. caltrans still has to order the signs and schedule time for the work to be done. so sal, is it always ill lee to to that, to get -- illegal to do that, to get off and get back on the freeway, or is it only specifically marked? >> i mean, there's no -- nothing to keep you from doing it if you are not blowing through a stop sign but as you heard they are gonna make it illegal by making it a left turn only there. but there's nothing illegal about it. >> okay. >> people do it sometimes. good morning, everybody. let's take a look at the commute now. traffic is gonna be slow. i want to mention that there is slow traffic on 880 northbound and southbound as you pass the coliseum. but mostly northbound. southbound doesn't really start to slow until you reach the hayward area. i do want to mention the traffic is going to be slow at the bay bridge toll plaza. there is a backup of about 20
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minutes. its improved that we have a little bit of time to get that stall off the bridge. i want to mention 43rd and sloat is a good area to avoid because of a deadly pedestrian crash. back to steve. >> all right, sal. i stopped -- >> no, no. go ahead. we do have some areas with the sun but also the rain has moved into parts of the north bay. just heard a nice message on facebook from lori mcpherson said we have rain in petaluma. whoop, whoop. also tracy in rohnert park. cass za -- cazadero rain pass picked up -- has picked up. some of it moving into belinas, benicia. very light. there's been some decent totals north of fort bragg. i will get out of the way so you can see. it looks like they are on the
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back edge. some of that into mendocino county and now just moving into san francisco. a couple of people sent me twitter pictures or made comments. it's sunny here. what are you talking about? there it is. there's not a lot to this system. even if you have the sun, cooler clouds. that's tracking north but we will get the cool air coming in later today. that will settle in for tuesday. 50s and 60s on the temperatures. they will cool off diddably from yesterday -- considerably from yesterday. a southerly breeze or at least a southeast or south in advance of the system. 40s up in reno and tahoe. 59 sacramento and ukiah and redding and eureka and fresno. there's our system. there's not a lot to it. but the sun you have will be remaced with this system and the light rain will continue to the north. amounts will be generally under i would think under 5/100ths. we'll get morning rain until the noon hour. the key, there is a lot going
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on in the extended. today, cloudy it mostly cloudy. some sun with light rain. it will be cooler tuesday. wednesday is the transition day. thursday a lot of moisture streaming in the north. friday there are a couple of forecast models urerring in a stronger -- ushering in a stronger system. there are a few hints of a lot going on. we have about four days to fine tune that forecast. mostly cloudy. some light rain if you don't already have it now. some of you will get it later. still, it is beginning to work its way in. 60s and 70s after yesterday. some 80-degree temperatures and mid-80s. i know readhill view, light rain clouds. a break wednesday. increasing clouds thursday. it looks like rain will make it friday. how much and how far south remains to be scene. >> not much rain this weekend. >> yeah. >> it's split.
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welcome back to "mornings on 2." 8:54. a carjacking suspect in the berkeley city jail accused in a crime spree that involved two stolen cars and a pretty scary
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holdup. 26-year-old benny williams was arrested yesterday evening. he slammed a carjacked prius into an overpass while speeding eastbound on ashby avenue. williams was arrested while running away from that wreckage. >> he tried to run from the officers but he was apprehended moments later. >> now, police say the chase started when williams ditched an audi he carjacked in oakland, then took a woman's car and gunpoint from the sea breeze market in berkeley. the woman who was physically unharmed was very emotional after being robbed at gunpoint. police say she had the right thing. she didn't resist. she called police with a good description of the suspect. san francisco is expanding a crime fighting program. the city struck a deal with pg&e to install shot spotters. they are already install the on schools and government
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buildings. pg&e was going to install a fee of $1500 per pole. it's lowered the fee between $200 to $400. according to the examiner, 35 shot spotters will be installed in the next two weeks. a woman who was found trapped inside a chimney of a southern california house was rescued and then arrested. firefighters say neighbors heard a woman crying outside yesterday and called 911. when they arrived, they found a 30-year-old woman stuck in the chimney. they had to chisel away -- chisel away at the brick and use dish soap to get her she. she was arrested for illegally entry and giving false information to police. the in next british baby is due in april. they had not released the due date. the duchess has been dealing with morning sickness just like her first pregnancy. the palace said she's improving
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and will make per first public appearance tomorrow. the child will be fourth in line to the throne behind that cute little guy. we still don't know the sex of the baby. but i've heard if it's a girl she will be named elizabeth diana windsor after the prince's late mother. sal, as i go to you, you've been so busy, juan marashal turned 77. >> just yesterday i watched him pitch. >> just got a tweet there's rain in the richmond district. just saw that. we'll ask steve about that. let's go to the toll plaza. you can see traffic is backed up for about a 15-minute delay. highway 101 san francisco looks avoid. avoid sloat and 43rd because of a crash. 580 is pretty slow in livermore still. let's go to steve. we do have rain in san
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francisco. lee ann varney said what's that sound i hear on the roof? it's not squirrels. it's rain. you can see it's stretching from mill valley which picked up .04 to the sunset district, daly city. a little bit of rain here this morning. not a lot. but a little bit. maybe more friday. >> it's happening. that's our report for this morning. thank you for making ktvu your choice for news. >> hope to see you for the ktvu channel 2 news at noon. bye-bye. it's a fresh approach on education-- superintendent of public instruction tom torlakson's blueprint for great schools. torlakson's blueprint outlines how investing in our schools will reduce class sizes, bring back music and art, and provide a well-rounded education. and torlakson's plan calls for more parental involvement. spending decisions about our education dollars should be made by parents and teachers, not by politicians. tell tom torlakson to keep fighting for a plan that invests in our public schools.
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